The Irish public has voted to repeal key constitutional protections for the right to life of the unborn child.
Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.
With the theme "Refined by Fire," Christians around the world are being asked to remember their brothers and sisters in Christ who are persecuted for their faith on the thirteenth annual International Day of Prayer to be held Nov.9.
A Christian human rights organization has been monitoring the situation in Orissa, India and receiving status reports from those affected by what it calls "this massive outpouring of hate."
More than 600 churches have been demolished, 4,000 Christians forced to flee from their villages, and at least 25 killed as a result of violent persecution in the state of Orissa in eastern India.
As President Bush today (Sunday) visited and attended a service at the Three Self Patriotic Movement's (TSPM)Kuanjie Church established by the government, a renowned Christian social activist in Beijing was arrested once again by the Chinese police, but has since eluded authorities.
Beijing bookstore owner and House Church leader Mr. Shi Weihan, has been suffering a deterioration in health since his imprisonment four months ago.
Newly released statistics from Wycliffe Bible Translators -- the world's largest Bible translation organization -- confirm that significant progress has been made toward making Scripture available to all languages.
During the past five years, a brutal campaign has been waged in Eritrea against Christian minorities, focusing mainly on the evangelical and Pentecostal movements.
A 34-year-old pastor was shot dead while he was praying with others in his church on Wednesday, March 21 at the St. Mary's Village of Gomaz Trace in Moruga, the southern sea town in Trinidad.
A Salem Voice Ministries missionary in Jammu and Kashmir was attacked on March 6 in Kupwara in Jammua and Kashmir, India.
After intensive international pressure, local police released 33 arrested house church leaders and three leaders from South Korea.
Three suspects will appear in the Polokwane magistrate's court on Monday in connection with the murder of a pastor, Limpopo police said.
A Muslim gunman opened fire on a Somali house church where Christians were worshipping on January 2, seriously injuring the church leader.
An ailing Christian evangelist serving a four-year prison sentence in Indonesia's West Java province for allegedly defaming Islam has been abused in jail by Muslim militants, Christian investigators said Thursday, August 17.
A pastor in the Three-Self Church in Pinglu County, Shanxi Province was prohibited from preaching and forced to leave the church by the Chinese Religious Affairs Bureau.
Leftist rebels in Colombia's Meta Province hired a gunman to assassinate a Christian mother of four because she refused to stop proclaiming Christ, Christian rights investigators confirmed Friday, July 28.
Three major advocacy groups have given the Eritrean Embassy in London a petition signed by over 100,000 people demanding the release of Christians jailed for their faith, organizers said Wednesday, July 19.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (ANS) -- Joni Eareckson Tada, well-known for her Christian disability ministry around the world, took on the case for re-inserting Terri Schiavo's feeding tube before an audience of millions during a cable television program that aired March 24, 2005.